Level 3 is Still Trying to Make Hay

by Hank Hultquist

Vice President of Federal Regulatory

Since November 30th, Level 3 has made five filings in the FCC’s Open Internet Proceeding in which it raised “net neutrality” concerns about the agreement it had previously reached to purchase connectivity from Comcast.  Yesterday, Level 3’s CEO sent another letter to the FCC and the Department of Justice in which he urged the FCC…

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What Does it Mean to Be a “Peer?”

by Bob Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs

The blogosphere continues to churn over the Comcast-Level 3 kerfuffle.  Level 3 even saw fit to respond to this humble blogger in a press release (a comment on a blog, a response blog or even a to-the-point tart tweet I get, but a press release?). According to Level 3, I “missed the point completely,” in…

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NewsFlash: It’s Not Really Louder Just Because it Goes to Eleven

by Bob Quinn

Senior Executive Vice President of External and Legislative Affairs

When I read earlier this week that Level 3 was trying to elevate its peering dispute with Comcast into some kind of a major net neutrality gaffe, I immediately typed into my search engine the names Cogent Communications and Level 3 to see if I hadn’t somehow slipped into an alternative universe over the long…

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